sequestration


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the act or process of isolating

the act of secluding or the state of being secluded

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the act of segregating or sequestering

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the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

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Sequestration, or the "automatic cuts" in federal spending, is dead
8 billion under sequestration, which may lead to widespread job losses and service cuts.
Markey, dean of the Massachusetts delegation and who is running against fellow Democrat Stephen Lynch in a special election for US Senate, said the undiscriminating cuts resulting from sequestration could be staved off with targeted cuts to defense spending and nuclear weapons, ending oil subsidies, and reforming the tax code.
If sequestration were to happen, Texas would suffer from massive cuts to many federally funded programs the state depends on to serve Texans in the areas of health, education and defense.
This is the first step to set up the algae carbon sequestration project in Qatar.
Although Obama has on several occasions indicated that he will not sign legislation that lets Congress nullify sequestration without making a budget deal, during the second presidential debate, he flatly stated that sequestration "will not happen.
Many programs would be exempt from sequestration, however, including the Children's Health Insurance Program, Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments for participating in health IT programs, and the consumer operated and oriented plan and the pre-existing condition insurance plan, both of which were created by the ACA.
The DoD will be tasked to cut the largest amount of any agency--sacrificing 42 percent of the total sequestration 11111 amount.
2) Intralobar sequestration (ILS) is diagnosed at age 20 years or younger in approximately 50% to 60% of cases, and it is rarely found in patients older than 40 years.
But from the evidence in the sequestration fight, this will be a hard case to make.
estimates that budget cuts to Federal Aviation Administration operations as a result of sequestration could cost up to 132,000 aviation jobs, sap USD 80b a year from the nation's gross domestic product and strip almost two billion pounds of freight capacity out of an air cargo system that is already buckling at the seams.
Cubic Defense Applications President Bradley Feldmann joined fellow industry leaders in demanding congressional action to stop the impending budget sequestration set to begin in January 2013.
Congress' Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction has yet to identify discretionary cuts, and unless a resolution is reached by January 2013 to identify individual programs to be cut or forgo sequestration altogether, federal funding will be reduced across the board to all federal departments.
In order to provide an incentive for the committee to act, and for Congress and the President to accept the committee's recommendations, the Budget Control Act included a process called sequestration that would result in cutting spending by $1.